From the article (linked below) it's not quite clear what climbers themselves are
leaving behind--they are REQUIRED to hire outfitters with costs inflated
to line the pockets of Kathmandu bureaucRATS who also pilfer the fees
to access Everest
Therein, doesn't much of the 'cleanup' responsibility lie with the people
receiving such fees and profits--the government (including thieving
mandarins) and requisite guides--at least more than climbers who in
general tend to be conservationists of the outdoor paradise they adore?️
And to whom and where is the burden of tonnes of trash and human waste of ‘cleanup’being transported?!?
What Himalayan community is the unlucky recipient of that filth or perhaps just another I/NGO #MoneyGrab#boondoggle
-- aid profiteering by 'saving the environment' with little to no
accountability and virtually no oversight -- exploiting genuine
environmental concerns to game the system for 'aid' funding and perhaps
social merit points that serve to promote the very
people/organisations/businesses involved in the aid profiteering? #CorruptionPollutes#Nepal
The following article presents a revealing portrait that makes my jaw dangle at how McCain (and similarly George W) failed-upward as spectacularly as they did to the loftiest ranks of #CronyGov -- to the detriment of the whole world...